Our mission: Connecting diverse organizations across the greater Portland region to multiply our collective capacity to educate, empower, and engage for a more sustainable future 

Since 2013, GPSEN has supported and facilitated sustainability education efforts within Clackamas, Clark, Multnomah, and Washington Counties. Resources are required to support a network of this size and scope. We invite you to become a GPSEN partner or sponsor. Your support helps create learning opportunities for participants across the region, including our popular Sustainability Symposium, Workshops, College Network and Youth Network, Sustainability Socials, and much more! Let’s create a sustainable future together.

All GPSEN partners receive the following benefits: 

  • Tax-deductible donations per 501(c)(3) non-profit status (Tax ID# 47-2910251)
  • Discounted GPSEN symposium and workshop registration
  • Access to GPSEN’s extensive local and international network
  • Promotion through our newsletter, events, social media, and local and international conferences
  • Recognition as a partner on GPSEN’s website (optional for individuals)

Additional partner opportunities include:

  • Event co-sponsorship
  • Training and professional development opportunities
  • Option to serve on committees and nominate representatives to GPSEN’s Board of Directors
  • Collaborate on funding and grant opportunities; request letters of support
  • Recruit leaders for your organization
  • Access to research and best practices
  • Help shape the future of sustainability education in our region

Expectations of partners:

  • Align with GPSEN’s mission and values
  • Provide financial contributions or in-kind support according to the dues structure
  • Actively support sustainability education within the region (optional for sponsors) 
  • Cross-promote GPSEN events and opportunities


GPSEN Annual Partner Dues:


  • Small businesses:  $50
  • Large businesses:  $250
  • Public Agencies / Nonprofits: $50
  • Educational Institutions:
    • K-12 schools – $250
    • 2-year institutions – $250
    • 4-year and graduate institutions – $500
  • Individuals:
    • Community members and educators – $30
    • Students – $15

Become a GPSEN Partner!

*Individuals may also sign up to give one-time or monthly donations at gpsen.org.

*GPSEN supports partner-matching options when applicable.

*Dues can be waived or reduced for in-kind donations to GPSEN, or via partner exchanges. Inquire at contact@gpsen.org.